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Truckee, California * July 21st, 2008

Local Northstar/Giant Pro Jon Wilson smoked the Boondocks course for the win on Sunday. Great riding Jon!

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Jon Wilson had the fastest time on the mountain.

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Curtis Opperman takes the Big Daddy drop.

Pro dhReno racer Curtis Opperman rode an awesome race and finished 9th against the tough competition!

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Greg Rea took the 2nd place spot (with a crash) in one of the biggest classes of the race: 20 riders!

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dhReno racer Dave Bright (at 46 the oldest Pro racer) finished mid-pack with a dropped chain!

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In the village at the awards ceremony..

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Brandon Tirri raced with a Pro time winning the Expert 19-26 class! Awesome riding Brandon!

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Northstar/Giant Pro Casey Coffman looks fast coming off of the Boondocks drop on his race run.

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Asa Salas finished 3rd racing conservatively in the Women’s Pro race! Tasa Herndon won. dhReno racer Bernie Opperman scored a gold in Women’s Sport but I didn’t get a photo – sorry Bernie.

Huge thanks to Asa and George and the rest of the N* trail crew from all of us for the excellent work on the Boondocks trail prior to the race. They worked until 9 pm the night before the race to get the awesome race course finished!

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George scores a 2nd racing Boondocks.

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Complete race results here:  northstar2008dh-2-results.pdf